Soul Phunktion presents Mushroom Jazz.
In 1992, Mark Farina found a welcome place for his collection of downtempo tunes accompanied by a small run of mix tapes entitled “Mushroom Jazz”. Originally launched as a cassette series, the Mushroom Jazz tapes grew from the first Chicago run of 50 copies each…on to the next stage, where 500 copies of several volumes were easily distributed and sought after. As the Acid Jazz boom began, he perfected his sound and fused the newest tracks from the West Coast’s jazzy, organic producers with the more urban sounds he had championed in Chicago. While the predominant musical force in SF was still dark, dubby House and Wicked-style Breaks, the city embraced the downtempo movement with a healthy bunch of live bands and DJs generating the tunes.
Join Farina for a journey into Mushroom Jazz.
Kimmy Le Funk and Mike Cashen on warm up.
Wednesday, October 24th 2012
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Soul Phunktion every Wednesday at Monarch.
Featuring the best in Groove, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Rhythm